"My Mum Gives Me Share Tips"

Investor Views: Share tips from her mother have helped Merope Beddard make some winning investments, but keeping costs down is her real priority 

Emma Simon 12 August, 2020 | 10:46AM

Investor views

Like many investors, Merope Beddard has a number of different goals. As well as maintaining a rainy day fund, she’s saving for house renovations, putting money aside for her children’s education and also trying to build a retirement pot. With so many priorities to balance, it’s not wonder that keeping the cost of investment as low as possible is important to her.

In a bid to grow her money as much as possible, Merope, who lives with her husband and two children on the outskirts of London, is trying to maximise the amount she invests into both pensions and Isas. Having been an active investor for some 20 years, her portfolio now contains a range of funds and direct shareholdings.

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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